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Representations of Jews in Irish Literature


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Representations of Jews in Irish Literature


Representations of Jews in Irish Literature

The Internationally Acclaimed Exhibit Comes to Savannah, Georgia.

The most Irish city in the American South, Savannah also boasts vibrant Jewish congregations. The oldest, Mickve Israel, was established in 1733, just months after the city's founding. 

Congregation Mickve Israel ("Hope of Israel") hosts the Irish-Jewish Exhibit during most of March 2018.

Sunday, March 4, 2018,
through
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Having Shown at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin;
Columbia University, New York City;
and Georgetown University, Washington, DC,
this World-Class Exhibit Is on Display during March 2018 at

the Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Hall
of the Mickve Israel Synagogue

Home to America's Third-Oldest Jewish Congregation (Founded in 1733)

Located on Monterey Square, near Forsyth Park,
in Savannah's Historic District

Click HERE for Directions to the Synagogue

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Free and Open to All
between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm,
Monday through Friday

We Also Invite You to Attend the Four Special Presentations
Associated with the Exhibit — READ ON!

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Click HERE to Download Printable Version (PDF) of Exhibit Poster

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Special Presentations


Special Presentations


Compelling Events:
Free, and Open to Everyone

Four Special Presentations Enhance the Exhibit.
Come to One, to Some, or to All of Them.
A Warm Welcome Awaits.

Click on a Date to Go Directly to the Relevant Portion of the Website — or Simply Keep Scrolling Down

In Each Case, the Event Venue is the Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Hall of the Mickve Israel Synagogue

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Sunday, March 4, 2018 • 4:00 pm

Pól Ó Dochartaigh (National University of Ireland - Galway)
Exploring Irish-Jewish Autobiographies

Opening Keynote Lecture, Followed by a Reception

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Thursday, March 15, 2018 • 7:00 pm

Howard Keeley (Georgia Southern University)
Daniel O'Connell: A Hero to the Jews — and in Savannah

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Saturday, March 24, 2018 • 12:30 pm

Herbert Victor on Rabbi George Solomon
PLUS — Representatives of the Hibernian Society of Savannah
and the Catholic Diocese of Savannah
Children of Erin and Abraham: Irish-Jewish Connections in Savannah

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 • 7:00 pm

Various Talents
Pop-Up Céilí: An Irish-Jewish Celebration in Words and Music

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Click HERE to Download Printable Version (PDF) of Exhibit Poster

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Opening Lecture & Reception on March 4


Opening Lecture & Reception on March 4


Exploring Irish-Jewish Autobiographies

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Special Public Presentation: EXPLORING IRISH-JEWISH AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, Our Opening Keynote Lecture

 

Sunday, March 4, 2018
4:00 pm

Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Hall,
Mickve Israel Synagogue,
Monterey Square

Presenter: Dr. Pól Ó Dochartaigh,
Provost and Professor of History, National University of Ireland - Galway; Fellow of the Royal Irish Academy

Introduced by: Hon. Shane Stephens, Consul General of Ireland for the Southeastern United States

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Historical Talk on March 15


Historical Talk on March 15


Daniel O'Connell, the Emancipist:
A Hero to the Jews — and in Savannah

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Special Public Presentation: DANIEL O'CONNELL, THE EMANCIPIST, A Hero to the Jews — and in Savannah 

Thursday, March 15, 2018
7:00 pm

Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Hall,
Mickve Israel Synagogue,
Monterey Square

Presenter: Dr. Howard Keeley,
Director, Center for Irish Research & Teaching (CIRT),
Georgia Southern University

CLICK HERE for poster/flyer advertising this event, focused on Daniel O'Connell

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Local-Interest Spotlight on March 24


Local-Interest Spotlight on March 24


Children of Erin and Abraham:
Irish-Jewish Connections in Savannah

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Special Public Presentation: 

CHILDREN OF ERIN AND ABRAHAM, 

Irish-Jewish Connections in Savannah

 

Saturday, March 24, 2018
12:30 pm

Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Hall,
Mickve Israel Synagogue,
Monterey Square

Principal Presenters: Herbert Victor on
Rabbi George Solomon (Savannah's Irish-American Rabbi, Who Ministered from 1902 to 1944) AND Voices from the Hibernian Society of Savannah (Founded in 1812) and the Catholic Diocese of Savannah (1850)

CLICK HERE for poster/flyer advertising this event, focused on Irish-Jewish connections in Savannah

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Closing Event on March 28


Closing Event on March 28


Pop-Up Céilí:
Words, Spoken & Sung; Live Music

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Special Closing Event: POP-UP CÉILÍ ("kay-lee"), An Irish-Jewish Celebration in Words & Music 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
7:00 pm

Mordecai Sheftall Memorial Hall,
Mickve Israel Synagogue,
Monterey Square

Words (Spoken & Sung), Plus Live Music, from a Variety of Talents

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